Haunted Places in Vesta, Minnesota



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    Vicksburg Cemetery

    Renville, Minnesota

    14.2 miles from Vesta, MN

    Vicksburg Cemetery is said to have a glowing tombstone whose grave sports bleeding flowers in spring.


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    Old Taunton Catholic Cemetery

    Taunton, Minnesota

    32.4 miles from Vesta, MN

    Reports say that the apparition of a 12-year-old girl in a rocking chair was seen rocking next to her grave.


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    Lambrecht's Gift Store

    New Ulm, Minnesota

    49 miles from Vesta, MN

    This gift store is housed in a historic building, which has a darker history in relation to the murder of a woman that occurred in the building many years before. The apparition of a pale-faced woman with a terrified expression has been seen knocking on the window of the ...


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    Herrick Hotel

    Gary, South Dakota

    54.8 miles from Vesta, MN

    Patrons have heard the ghostly laughter of a child who lived at the historic hotel when it was a blind school. Others have reported hearing footsteps on the upper floor of the building when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Pipestone County Museum

    Pipestone, Minnesota

    56.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    Housed in a building that was once the city hall, the museum is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little blonde girl who appears wearing a blue 19th-century dress and white apron. Footsteps and stomping are also heard, and reports say the ghost of the old doctor ...


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    Calumet Historic Hotel

    Pipestone, Minnesota

    56.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    This historic hotel was erected during the nineteenth century to serve as a railroad stopover for the railway industry which at the time was the lifeblood of the township. The hotel featured two especially haunted rooms, which are always in demand by paranormal investigators and enthusiasts visiting the very ...


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    Ness Church

    Litchfield, Minnesota

    56.9 miles from Vesta, MN

    Legends of ghostly Sioux Indians and a little girl named Annie surround this church. Some say the church lights come on and apparitions can be seen around the grounds.


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    Harrington-Merrill House

    Hutchinson, Minnesota

    57.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    Built around 1820, the house is said to be haunted by a Native American Sioux named Little Crow and his son, who were both shot by a farmer while spending the night in the house. Some reports say the son was not killed.


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    South Dakota State University - Doner Auditorium

    Brookings, South Dakota

    68.4 miles from Vesta, MN

    The ghost who haunts Doner Auditorium is believed to be a former janitor who fell to his death in 1919 from an alcove that housed an organ. After that, the organ played randomly on its own until it was dismantled. The ghost still walks, though, tinkering with the electricity and ...


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    660th Ave - Gravity Hill

    Watkins, Minnesota

    68.6 miles from Vesta, MN

    One of those mysterious gravity-defying sites, legend has it that if you go there and put your car in neutral on the level road, you will be pulled backward. Some witnesses say they have suffered from headaches while on this road.


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    Loon Lake Cemetery

    Jackson, Minnesota

    69.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    Loon Lake Cemetery is said to be haunted--and dangerous. According to local lore, three witches were violently executed and were buried here, but not before threatening to curse anyone who desecrated their graves. Mary Jane, beheaded in 1881, was said to be the most powerful of the witches. Legend has ...


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    Palace Theatre

    Luverne, Minnesota

    70.9 miles from Vesta, MN

    The Palace Theater was built by Herman Jochims in 1915, and his wife Maude played piano to accompany the silent films shown there. Her ghost is said to remain here playing the pipe organ, even though it no longer works. Both Herman and Maude have been seen as apparitions, and ...


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    Green Lawn Cemetery - CSAH 20 Cemetery

    St. Peter, Minnesota

    71.6 miles from Vesta, MN

    Green Lawn Cemetery, aka CSAH (County State Aid Highway) 20 Cemetery and Traverse de Sioux Cemetery, is rumored to be haunted and a spot for animal sacrifices. People have reported apparitions, photo anomalies and other strange phenomena here.


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    Ferguson’s Cemetery

    Norwood Young America, Minnesota

    72.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    According to local legend, Ferguson’s Cemetery is the home of a ghostly little boy who peeks out over a tombstone. Reports say his grave is the one in the southwest corner, separated from the other graves. Orbs, eerie feelings and the sound of a phantom dog barking also have been ...


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    R.D Hubbard House Museum

    Mankato, Minnesota

    73.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    This historic mansion is currently operated as a museum by the Blue Earth County Historical Society, and staff claim that even after the building has closed down for the night, some still walk the halls of the old house. Visitors claim to have heard ghostly laughter, running footsteps in ...


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    Minnesota State University Mankato

    Mankato, Minnesota

    74.4 miles from Vesta, MN

    Minnesota State University Mankato is said to have a ghost who rings buzzers and another who steals toilet paper in the Crawford Dorm. And in the Crawford-McElroy Complex, there is a ghost stuck in the 1960s who goes on panty raids.


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    Calvary Cemetery

    Mankato, Minnesota

    74.7 miles from Vesta, MN

    At Calvary Cemetery, you can find the visuals for many stories told by school kids. There are several about an evil doctor who appears as a ghost-devil, and some about Hell Road, a nearby path where animal sacrifices were allegedly performed. Ghost hunters determined that no such devilish behavior really ...


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    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Estherville, Iowa

    81.6 miles from Vesta, MN

    A couple of spooky stories surround this cemetery's hill, and the fact that your car, when put in neutral, will seem to travel up it by itself. According to one story, a car full of football players was in an accident here when the car stalled. While they were pushing ...


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    Thayer's Bed and Breakfast

    Annandale, Minnesota

    81.9 miles from Vesta, MN

    This 1895 Old West Victorian hotel is a full house. It is the home of a ghostly little girl, a spirit bride, and two ghost cats. The owner's husband is also said to reside here in spirit, as well as the place's two original owners. Many other ghosts are said ...


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    Palmer House Hotel

    Sauk Centre, Minnesota

    87.9 miles from Vesta, MN

    Reportedly haunted by numerous resident ghosts, from a young boy who is often seen bouncing his ball to a possible former prostitute to a tall, lanky man who appears over your bed. Rooms 11 and 17 are apparently the rooms to rent if you are into a ghostly encounter. ...


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    College of Saint Benedict - Benedicta Arts Center

    St. Joseph, Minnesota

    90.2 miles from Vesta, MN

    The Benedicta Arts Center at the College of Saint Benedict was built in 1964 and is rumored to be home to a tall, ghostly shadow figure. Local legend says it's the spirit of a man named Steve who fell to his death during the building's construction. Steve has shattered lights ...


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    Gitchie Manitou State Preserve

    Larchwood, Iowa

    91.1 miles from Vesta, MN

    The 1973 Gitchie Manitou Murders involved an attack on a group of five teenagers at Gitchie Manitou State Preserve in Lyon County, Iowa. Four of the teenagers were killed and a fifth was raped. We have been there several times and have got many voices and apparitions. I was ...


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    Skatin' Place

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    92.6 miles from Vesta, MN

    Skatin’ Place, according to local legend, is home to a ghost named Gilbert who used to live in a farmhouse on this property. Poor Gilbert became trapped and met his demise in the swampy land, but his spirit lingers in the Skatin' Place, turning on and off arcade games and ...


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    Old Minnehaha Courthouse Museum

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    92.8 miles from Vesta, MN

    This historic courthouse is now the county museum, and is believed to be haunted by many different spirits. Staff and visitors claim to have heard someone falling down the stairs, and have heard disembodied footsteps walking between various rooms. Various visitors have also seen an elderly man sweeping one of ...


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    Orpheum Theatre Center

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    92.8 miles from Vesta, MN

    At the 1913 Orpheum Theater, a deceased actor's ghost is said to linger. Nicknamed Larry, the unknown and angry ghost was first noticed by living actors around 1960. Larry was known to blow fuses and drop sandbags onto living actors. And in 1972, a technical director heard a loud noise ...


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    Pettigrew House Museum

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    93.2 miles from Vesta, MN

    This historic mansion was built in 1889, and those on guided tours of the building may get more than they bargained for. The building is rumoured to be haunted by the wife of a former attorney who owned the building. Staff claim to have seen her inspecting the building, and ...


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    Washington Pavilion

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    93.2 miles from Vesta, MN

    Locals tell of a construction worker who died after falling into an elevator shaft. Witnesses have described the unexplained sound of ghostly footsteps and an eerie feeling of being watched.


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    715 South Phillips Avenue

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    93.3 miles from Vesta, MN

    This historic apartment block is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a barefooted man, who has been seen wandering through the corridors. Other paranormal activity reported includes disembodied footsteps, cold spots, ghostly voices and bizarre knocking noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Cloud Times

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    94.2 miles from Vesta, MN

    At the St. Cloud Times newspaper office, staff have been visited by an apparition of a man in the basement. He sometimes wears a printer's shirt and other times a white shirt and bow tie. The ghost has been known to tinker with the electricity and play banjo music from ...


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    St. Cloud State University

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    95 miles from Vesta, MN

    Four spots at St. Cloud State University are said to be haunted. One is Shoemaker Hall, where a pregnant student hanged herself in a basement meat locker after having an affair with a janitor. The ghost moves objects, makes clocks flash the wrong numbers, and floats over students' beds. At ...


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    Pioneer Place on Fifth

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    95.2 miles from Vesta, MN

    Pioneer Place on Fifth is a former Elks Lodge, currently a venue for theater and concerts, and it's haunted. The 1913 building has a ghostly elderly man who likes the area near the men's room. Unexplained noises, electrical anomalies, moving objects and other ghost sightings also have been reported.


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    Old Broadway Food and Spirits

    Alexandria, Minnesota

    95.4 miles from Vesta, MN

    The former Old Broadway Food and Spirits, reported to be empty and for sale, is rumored to be haunted. Past employees say inside the building they have experienced cold chills, an apparition of a phantom bartender that shows up on a security camera or in mirrors, and moving objects, such ...


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    Moose Pond

    Spencer, Iowa

    96.3 miles from Vesta, MN

    Locals tell a story of harrowing events that happen at 8:47 p.m. on December 23. If you visit the iced-over pond on that night, you can hear pounding on the ice and hear the screams of a young boy trapped beneath the ice. According to the story, the young boy ...


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    Lot Behind Nauss Oil

    Emmetsburg, Iowa

    103.4 miles from Vesta, MN

    A motel once stood in this vacant lot, but it has since been demolished. The foundation/drive-/walkway is still there. Locals say the spirit of an old man in a plaid shirt and chinos walks along the way, stopping several times as if he is checking to make sure the motel ...


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    Gypsy Cemetery - Union Township Cemetery

    Algona, Iowa

    110.6 miles from Vesta, MN

    This small gypsy cemetery is said to be haunted by a gypsy queen, who is guarded by a murder of crows. Legend has it that in the 1800s gypsies came through here often with their wagons. If any member of their group was sick and dying, they would simply bury ...


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    Plum Creek Pits

    Algona, Iowa

    113.8 miles from Vesta, MN

    Locals say a little boy's ghost appears at this popular fishing spot. Some say the boy was once accidentally impaled by a stick when he fell while running nearby. The ghost has been seen walking along the bank of the pit.


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    Little Africa - Geigel Woods

    Algona, Iowa

    118.5 miles from Vesta, MN

    This site is said to be very active with spirits, in part because the old bridge was the site of two hangings. Car accidents have been caused by apparitions standing in the middle of the road. Also, at the old farm house, the husband is said to have killed the ...


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